Tag: Facebook

Facebook Report Shows Backers of US Political Ads

Facebook on Tuesday released the first of what it promised will be routine reports showing who is behind US political ads seen at the social network or its Instagram service. An Ad Archive Report launched online provided information including numbers of ads and how much money was spent. It featured tools for searching the archive for specific advertisers, […]

Some Facebook Investors Want to Remove Mark Zuckerberg as Chairman

Four major US public funds that hold shares in Facebook on Wednesday proposed removing Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman following several high-profile scandals and said they hoped to gain backing from larger asset managers. State treasurers from Illinois, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania, and New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, co-filed the proposal. They oversee money including pension funds […]

Facebook Messenger ‘Unsend Message’ Button Spotted

Facebook](https://gadgets.ndtv.com/tags/facebook) faced a lot of backlash back in April this year, after it confirmedthat it had deleted CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s messages from several recipients’ inboxes on Messenger. In retaliation, the company said that it is looking to roll out an ‘Unsend Message’ feature that will allow all users to recall their sent messages. Finally, six months after the announcement, screenshots […]

Facebook Workplace Platform Seeing Growth, Company Says

Facebook on Tuesday hosted its first global summit spotlighting a growing Workplace platform launched two years ago as a private social network for businesses. While Facebook would not disclose exact figures, it said Workplace – a rival to collaboration services like Slack, Salesforce, and Microsoft – has been a hit and that ranks of users have doubled in the past eight to 10 […]

Facebook Testing Snap Map-Like Interface for ‘Nearby Friends’ Feature

After Stories, Camera Effects, Avatars, and more such features, Facebook is now said to be cloning yet another Snapchat idea. The social media giant is reportedly working on reviving its Nearby Friends feature by introducing a Snap Map-Like interface. To recall, Snapchat had acquired a social map app called Zenly last year to launch the location sharing feature that is Snap Map. Facebook has reportedly […]

Google’s YouTube Said to Be Hosting Videos on ‘How to Hack Facebook’

Even as Facebook struggles to deal with a fresh data breach that affected nearly 50 million of its users, Google’s video streaming platform YouTube continues to host tutorials that claim to provide people ways to hijack Facebook accounts, the media reported. Hours after Facebook revealed the breach on Friday, some YouTube videos, which were seen several thousand times, described a method […]

Facebook to Drop On-Site Support for Political Campaigns

Facebook said on Thursday that it would no longer dispatch employees to the offices of political campaigns to offer support ahead of elections, as it did with US President Donald Trump in the 2016 race. The company and other major online ad sellers including Alphabet’s Google and Twitter have long offered free dedicated assistance to strengthen relationships with top advertisers such […]

Facebook Expands Security Tools to Protect Elections Globally

In order to further secure candidates and campaign staff vulnerable to hackers and nation-state actors during the elections, Facebook has introduced additional tools to protect political campaigns in the US and around the world. The social media giant has launched a pilot programme to expand its existing protections for users associated with US political campaigns ahead of […]